Pirates Preview: Shot at series split to cap off Homestand

The Pittsburgh Pirates (58-72) were defeated in a 10-6 shootout to the Chicago Cubs (67-61) at PNC Park on Saturday night.

After a Ke’Bryan Hayes home run to lead off the first inning, the Pirates couldn’t muster anything else against Jordan Wicks, who was making his major league debut.

Despite a five-run seventh inning in a rally attempt, the Pirates fell short and will now look for a series split on Sunday afternoon.

The first pitch is set for 1:35 p.m.

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